Category Archive: Projects

Jul 27 2015

2015 ESC Podcast: Episode #07 – Mark Newbrook

This is the podcast of the 2015 European Skeptics Conference – the regular conference of The European Council of Skeptical Organisations, taking place in London on 11-13 September, 2015. In today’s episode, Marsh is joined by skeptical linguist Mark Newbrook. Tickets for the conference are available at: http://euroscepticscon.org/. Find out how to donate to support the Good …

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Jul 24 2015

2015 ESC Podcast: Episode #06 – Edzard Ernst

This is the podcast of the 2015 European Skeptics Conference – the regular conference of The European Council of Skeptical Organisations, taking place in London on 11-13 September, 2015. Today Marsh is speaking with Edzard Ernst – the legendary alternative medicine researcher and author. Tickets for the conference are available at: http://euroscepticscon.org/. Find out how to …

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Jul 21 2015

Four More CCGs Cease Funding For Homeopathy

For over a year, Good Thinking has been tracking and challenging spending for homeopathy on the NHS (you can still support our work via our charity appeal). As part of our research identifying where in the country homeopathy was available on the NHS, we discovered that only 31 out of the 211 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in …

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Jul 20 2015

2015 ESC Podcast: Episode #05 – Adam Dinham

This is the podcast of the 2015 European Skeptics Conference – the regular conference of The European Council of Skeptical Organisations, taking place in London on 11-13 September, 2015. In today’s episode, Marsh is joined by the Director of the Faiths & Civil Society Unit at, Goldsmiths College, Adam Dinham Tickets for the conference are available …

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Jul 17 2015

2015 ESC Podcast: Episode #04 – Deborah Hyde

This is the podcast of the 2015 European Skeptics Conference – the regular conference of The European Council of Skeptical Organisations, taking place in London on 11-13 September, 2015. Today Marsh is joined byfolklorist and editor of the Skeptic magazine, Deborah Hyde. Tickets for the conference are available at: http://euroscepticscon.org/. Find out how to donate to …

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Jul 13 2015

2015 ESC Podcast: Episode #03 – Carla MacKinnon

This is the podcast of the 2015 European Skeptics Conference – the regular conference of The European Council of Skeptical Organisations, taking place in London on 11-13 September, 2015. Today Marsh is speaking with film-maker and director of the Sleep Paralysis Project, Carla Mackinnon. Tickets for the conference are available at: http://euroscepticscon.org/. Find out how to donate …

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Jul 10 2015

2015 ESC Podcast: Episode #02 – Catherine de Jong

This is the podcast of the 2015 European Skeptics Conference – the regular conference of The European Council of Skeptical Organisations, taking place in London on 11-13 September, 2015. Marsh speaks with Catherine de Jong – anaesthetist, chair of the Dutch Society Against Quackery and board member of ECSO. Tickets for the conference are available at: …

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Jul 06 2015

2015 ESC Podcast: Episode #01 – Jim Al-Khalili

This is the podcast of the 2015 European Skeptics Conference – the regular conference of The European Council of Skeptical Organisations, taking place in London on 11-13 September, 2015. Today Marsh is joined physicist, broadcaster and TV presenter, Jim Al-Khalili. Tickets for the conference are available at: http://euroscepticscon.org/. Find out how to donate to support the Good Thinking …

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Jun 26 2015

NHS Homeopathy Spending

In our campaigning against the funding of homeopathy on the NHS, we have highlighted that the total annual spend is ‘between £3m and £5m per year’. Some people may have a particular interest in how we came to this estimate – for those people, full details of our research and calculations are below. By way of …

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Jun 26 2015

ABSW Best Science Blog Award Winner Announced

The Association of British Science Writers Awards took place last night, including the annual Good Thinking Society award for Best Science Blog. We would like to extend our congratulations to the 2015 winner: Kat Day for her blog The Chronicle Flask. Well done, Kat, for a very well-deserved win. These awards are not only a chance to …

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